“Less is More.”
– Mies Van Der Rohe
Occasionally we have the opportunity to work with friends or businesses where the people become our friends. Such is the case with Bobby and Michele Quinn, two extraordinary people that have confronted Bobby’s ALS diagnosis head on and with the kind of resilience that makes you sit back and wonder in awe. One of the […]
Acorn Sign Graphics needed some “Sell Sheets” that would show off current projects. Each sheet was created to highlight a particular area of service that the company specialize in. These individual 8.5×11 sheets are printed on both sides and have a “full bleed” which means that the colors are printed to the edges of the […]
Hot of the presses! The winter issue of the Chesterfield County Public Library Loud & Clear magazine arrived at the 10 Chesterfield County Library locations this week. It was a great privilege to work on the magazine for the county this year. The winter issue covers December through February 2020 and highlights all of the exciting […]
We have worked with the owner of Memories In Song over the last two years to help them realize their dreams of starting this business. Starting with an idea for the creation of a lullaby’s for new babies we helped to foster the idea and develop the overall brand identity. Throughout the process we have […]
See Through Window Cleaning is trying to improve their overall brand image in a very competitive field. We are creating citation listings as well as working to improve the overall SEO of the website.
Sutliff Pipe Tobacco Company needed some changes to their website, but they did not have someone in-house that was trained in WordPress website maintenance. We were able to take over as an outside partner that is able to handle the maintenance and upkeep of the site. Sutliff Tobacco
Exclusive Tax Services was moving to a new location and expanding their staff as well as adding additional services to the standard tax practice. Dana Hatton, the owner, says that, “We devote our practice to understanding each of our clients, caring about their goals and successes, and proactively responding to every client’s needs. Our tax strategies […]
Occasionally we are involved with projects that are done pro bono or with a moral or socially relevant topic. One such recent project was the design of a book cover for Noah Nathan’s case against Takeda Pharmaceuticals over the drug Dexilant. This particular prescription drug Dexilant which is used for heartburn, was being over prescribed […]
We at Integrity Pest Solutions LLC pride ourselves in providing customized pest control solutions to fit our client’s needs. Too often, with larger pest control companies, especially national ones, you may be just a number or statistic. Very little time is taken to adequately understand, address, and thoroughly meet the client’s pest control needs. JDGD […]
One of the services we offer is website maintenance for businesses. Having a professional website design company handle the content changes, routine maintenance and security of your website is one of the best ways to protect the identity of your brand. It also frees up staff from having to work on the website as well […]
Medical services company needed to recreate their existing logo for use with their new website. We’ve not only reproduced the logo but also created a 3-D animated logo for the to use on the website and upcoming app. We happened to finish this before the website and thought we would let everyone get a sneak […]
Designing a Better Future for Richmond We are a community of creative pioneers, harnessing the power of design to build a better future. We constantly explore and leverage the physical and digital landscapes, by engaging people through design-related programming. We are designers, strategists, writers, developers, students, educators, directors and volunteers. We call Central Virginia Home. We […]
Maids-4-You is a family-owned residential cleaning company based right here in the heart of Virginia. They specialize in high quality cleaning services including Residential Cleaning Services, Move In/Out Cleaning Services and Pre/Post Construction Cleaning. We have been working with Maids-4-You for several years and as they have grown and moved locations we have grown with them. We help […]
The Negaard Group is one of the companies that has grown with J Drake Graphic Design over the years. We have been involved in the same Business Network International group for several years and as a trusted referral partner we have sent business to each other on several occasions. As Kurt’s business has grown we […]
Precious Blessing Academy and Rhema Preparatory Academy are two separate private schools under one roof that educate children in a Christian based environment from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Their total mission is to nourish and cultivate the intellectual and social skill needs of children by providing the very best academic instruction in a safe, secure and […]
Winfree Memorial Baptist Church was coming off of a three year building fund-raising campaign and starting a new two year budget initiative. They were in need of a print campaign as well as a website that would explain the new process while encouraging the members to expand their giving and encourage Overflowing Generosity in all […]
Angus Dentistry came to JDGD with a problem that faces many small businesses that do not have someone to look after their brand. As a family owned second generation dentist office that has been serving Richmond area families for over 40 years customer loyalty was not an issue. As the practice was evolving and expanding offering new services […]
The National Association for Christian Recovery needed some sort of advertising material that promotes an upcoming week-long class. It was decided that the project would use several different sizes of posters for outdoor as well as indoor installations. They would also require .pdf’s that could be emailed out and printed off on local laser printers. […]
Horizon Tax and Accounting is like many other small businesses, they have been quietly helping their clients for several years without the help of a website or any outside agency to manage their brand. Until recently they did not see the need for a website, business was steady and clients seemed to find them. This […]
The company Oh Fish All needed a logo that could be used on its’ letterhead and packaging as well as the brands clothing tags and labels.
Virginia Sleep and TMJ Therapy (VSTT) is a new practice that Dr. Rebecca Angus of Angus Dentistry has started. VSTT specializes in the treatment of sleep apnea, TMJ and facial pain. This project was a collaboration between our agency and Sattler Creative. Sattler Creative developed the logo and branding elements while JDGD was responsible for […]
Poster design for the ODU Art Department Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts programs. It is intended to be mailed out to high school guidance counselors and other recruiting sources for new and transferring art students.
This is an example of a responsive app that was developed for WRIC.com. Companies are finding that a more significant number of their users access mobile devices to search for content. Developing a marketing strategy that takes this into account is part of the research that we undertake when starting website projects. User interface (UI) […]
This book cover design is one of a series for the Willmann-Bell published books on building Telescopes. The publisher needed customized Photoshop work completed on this project, but it also had to tie in with all of the books in the series. To visit the Willmann-Bell Publishing website click here.
Blue Heron Construction came to us with an existing website that one of the owners put together and wanted a new look. After evaluating the existing website it was decided to start over with a completely new site that featured more of their insurance based construction projects. Blue Heron continues to have customers compliment them […]
Local Chesterfield realtor Kurt Negaard was expanding his practice and needed a redesigned logo that encompassed both the buying and listing agents. The new logo needed to tie in with existing brand collateral and corporate Remax standards.
Gates Antiques, Ltd. is a Midlothian, VA fine antique dealer that needed its’ existing website maintained and updated while also developing a new fully responsive website. We are also working on Google pay per click campaigns and other SEO strategies to increase the page rankings of Gates Antiques, Ltd. in the Richmond market. To visit […]
The Collaborative Professionals of Richmond was looking for a new updated logo that incorporated all four facets of the organization.
S.R. Majewski Construction needed a website developed that showed new and existing customers the scope of projects that they were able to build. This site was coded in HTML and CSS and developed using Adobe Dreamweaver. Click to view the Majewski Construction site.
The law firm of Owen & Owens needed a magazine advertisement for the Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association. As a strategic partner JDGD can handle print advertising with existing branding or work with vendors that companies already have in place.
This is a redesigned logo idea for Fresca Vegetarian Bistro that works with existing collateral information. Click to visit Fresca on Addison.
This is a series of posters that were designed in conjunction with several regional websites for the iRun Marathon events that are held in different cities throughout the United States. Each marathon needed its’ own marketing materials for the city where it was being hosted. All of the individual campaigns still needed to tie in […]
This is a personal logo mark and business card for a local attorney in Chesterfield, VA. The client was trying to expand his outside business and customer base. With a new logo he can now start to market his services and more fully develop a brand identity. When I create logos for clients I think […]
S. R. Majewski Construction was in need of a new logo mark and accompanying collateral material as well as a website. The previous logo used clip art and did not portray the company as Class A Contractor that could handle multimillion dollar jobs and multiple projects. JDGD developed the logo and print material while designing […]
The Chesterfield County Regional Airport needed a promotional poster that was advertising an air show. The poster was designed
Northstar Community has used JDGD for print collateral such as bookmarks, postcards and posters as well as trademarking the name, RVA’s Recovery Resource. To visit Northstar Community click here.